I'm a Real Mexican

I'm a Real Mexican (Spanish: Soy puro mexicano) is a 1942 Mexican comedy thriller film directed by Emilio Fernández and starring Pedro Armendariz, Janet Alcoriza and David Silva. Its plot has drawn comparisons to the American All Through the Night released the same year.[1]

I'm a Real Mexican
Directed byEmilio Fernández
Produced byRaúl de Anda
Written byEmilio Fernández
Robert Quigley
Raúl de Anda
StarringPedro Armendariz
Janet Alcoriza
David Silva
Music byFrancisco Domínguez
Antonio Díaz Conde
CinematographyJack Draper
Edited byJosé W. Bustos
Producciones Raúl de Anda
Release date
13 November 1942
Running time
125 minutes

The film's sets were designed by the art director Jesús Bracho.


A Mexican bandit escapes from jail and becomes entangled with a ring of Axis agents who are plotting an invasion of Mexico.



  1. Herzberg


  • Herzberg, Bob. Revolutionary Mexico on Film: A Critical History, 1914-2014. McFarland, 2014.
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